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2.6: Lecture Outline for Part I

  • Page ID
    9478
  • Suggested Lecture Material for Part I—Dominant and Minority Groups

    • Review Master Status.
    • Definitions, discussion, and examples of dominant group and dominant group status.
      • Discuss and give examples of white privilege.
    • Definitions, discussion, and examples of minority groups and minority group status.
      • Discuss and give examples of bigotry against minority groups.
    • Use the Internet to display population data about racial and ethnic groups in the US.
      • Historical and current.
    • Immigration
      • Define immigration.
      • Define emigration.
      • Define and discuss push factors.
      • Define and discuss pull factors.
    • Assimilation.
      • Define and discuss cultural assimilation.
      • Define and discuss structural assimilation.
        • Primary
        • Secondary
    • Identify and discuss models of assimilation.
      • Standard Model.
      • Pluralistic Model.
    • Use the Internet to display statistical information concerning immigration into the US.
      • Historical data.
      • Current data.
      • Future data.
        • What is the projected population of each racial and ethnic group?
    • Identify and differentiate among the various theories of race and ethnicity.
      • Conquest
      • Migration
      • Colonialism and Empire
      • Middle-man minorities
      • Merton’s Typology of Bigotry